CM chairs meeting for Film City at Yangang

Gangtok, 22 Sept

[IPR]: Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang chaired a meeting convened to discuss the proposed Film City at Yangang and the Global Film Festival scheduled for December later this year. The meetig, held at the CM’s official residence, Mintokgang, was attended by Minister, Tourism and Civil Aviation Department, BS Panth, Advisor, IPR Department, Birendra Tamling, Chairperson, Sikkim Film Promotion Board, Pooja Sharma, Secretary, IPR Department, Siporah G Targain, Principal Chief Engineer, Tourism and CA Department, Prakash Chettri, Director, IPR Department, Benu Gurung, and other officials. A detailed presentation on the project was made before the Chief Minister. The Chief Minister appreciated

the efforts of both the Departments and the Sikkim Film Promotion Board and suggested ‘Eco Heritage Film Village’ as the name for the upcoming infrastructure. On the occasion, the Chief Minister released a book, ‘Sikkim - 100 Film Shooting Destinations’, produced by the Sikkim Film Promotion Board. A documentary film, ‘Bhumchu,’ produced by the IPR Department was also screened on the occasion.